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ROUND-UP: Stamford Lions go top for the first time in style (for a few days at least), Netherton smash city rivals, PFA Senior Cup shock, Eye win huge Division Two game

Stamford Lions went to the top of the Peterborough Premier Division for the first time in the club’s history yesterday (January 20).

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MATCH COMMENT: PETERBOROUGH UNITED 3, OLDHAM 0: A team not firing on all cylinders have put together quite a run of results

Luke James and Tom Nichols also scored on their Peterborough United debuts in recent times so best not to get over-excited by George Cooper’s strike eight minutes into his first appearance for the club yesterday (January 20).


MATCH REACTION: Posh came on strong in the second half to stay in touch at the top

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann praised a strong second-half showing after his side beat struggling Oldham 3-0 at the ABAX Stadium today (January 20).


PLAYER VERDICTS: A Rolls-Royce, a main man and a glorious debut

Peterborough United midfielder Chris Forrester was described as a ‘Rolls-Royce’ of a footballer by manager Grant McCann after today’s (January 20) 3-0 win over Oldham at the ABAX Stadium.


MATCH REACTION: Tafazolli’s pride in Peterborough United’s defensive form

In-form Peterborough United centre-back Ryan Tafazolli is thrilled with his side’s recent defensive record.

David Burton-Jones (far) scored twice for Deeping Rangers against Rothwell Corinthians.

ROUND-UP: Record-breaking stadium win for Wisbech, skipper at the double for Deeping, PT Sports Award finalist scores, five in a row for dominant Pinchbeck

Wisbech Town went goal-crazy as they set their United Counties Premier Division title challenge back on track.

Peterborough Sports manager Jimmy Dean.

EVO STIK LEAGUE: Peterborough Sports slip back to the bottom, Stamford held up in Sheffield

Peterborough Sports are back on the bottom of Division One South of the Evo Stik League.

George Cooper scores his debut goal for Posh against Oldham. Photo: Joe Dent/

LIVE MATCH UPDATES: PETERBOROUGH UNITED 3, OLDHAM 0: Debut goal for Cooper as Posh win big

New signing George Cooper scored eight minutes into his Peterborough United debut in a 3-0 League One success over struggling Oldham at the ABAX Stadium today (January 20).

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Peterborough United chairman Darragh MacAnthony at London Road. Photo: Alan Storer/Peterborough Telegraph

‘I’m confident we can do a deal’ - Peterborough United and council issue joint statement over ABAX Stadium talks

Peterborough United appear to be getting closer to buying their ground back, with the city council leader confident a deal can be reached.

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Posh boss Grant McCann.

PREVIEW: Beating Oldham is more important than beating Leicester

Peterborough United manager Grant McCann has no doubt which of three big games facing his side in the next eight days is the most important.

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Britt Assombalonga was a Posh star.

FEATURE: Who’s the best of the best Peterborough United strikers?

It might be part of the sales pitch, or it might be an attempt to scare off potential suitors, but both Posh chairman Darragh MacAnthony and director of football Barry Fry have said striker Jack Marriott will turn out to be better than the other forwards the club have sold for big money in recent seasons.

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Dan Fountain scored the only goal of the game for Netherton against Peterborough Sports Reserves last weekend. He's seen here (red shirt) in action in that game. Photo: David Lowndes.

PREVIEW: Stamford Lions Lions can reach the top for the first time and a couple of big cup ties

Stamford Lions could reach the top of the Peterborough Premier Division for the first time in the club’s history on Saturday.

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Matt Sparrow (blue) scored for Yaxley against Newport Pagnell.

PREVIEW: Local clubs in the thick of a six-team title shootout, but it looks like mission impossible for Peterborough Sports

Local clubs are queueing up to knock long-time leaders Newport Pagnell off the top of the United Counties Premier Division.

Marcus Maddison.

LATEST NEWS: Barry Fry on Cooper, Maddison, Penny, Lee Tomlin and another new signing

Peterborough United’s signing of George Cooper today (January 18) does not mean the sale of star man Marcus Maddison is imminent, according to director of football Barry Fry.

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George Cooper in action for Crewe.

PLAYER INTERVIEW: Cooper wants goals as well as assists

New Posh signing George Cooper is hungry for goals.

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FA CUP: Posh v Leicester - mascot wanted

FA CUP: Posh v Leicester - mascot wanted

To celebrate Peterborough United’s forthcoming FA Cup tie against former Premier League champions Leicester City, Mick George Ltd are giving one lucky Posh supporter a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be the mascot.

George Cooper pictured after signing for Posh. Picture: Joe Dent

BREAKING NEWS: Peterborough United sign Crewe star

Peterborough United have signed highly-rated Crewe winger George Cooper.

Jack Marriott celebrates a goal for Posh at Aston Villa.

LATEST NEWS: Marriott is now a £6 million pound man!

It would take a club record transfer bid for Posh to even contemplate selling top scorer Jack Marriott.

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Posh midfielder Michael Doughty.

PREVIEW: It’s time to start beating the lesser lights

Peterborough United have the perfect opportunity to improve their record against the lesser lights in League One

Posh fans are expected to pack out the ABAX Stadium when Leicester visit in the FA Cup.

LATEST NEWS: Peterborough United v Leicester City is now an all-ticket match

Peterborough United’s fourth round FA Cup tie with Premier League neighbours Leicester City has been made an all-ticket contest.

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